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Art & Politics

Art & Politics

September 27, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-1

Students on the Job: Summer Internships at Los Altos

Students on the Job: Summer Internships at Los Altos

August 14, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Issue 0

Los Altos students have done it all: researching malaria in Ghana, designing biotech applications for a world-renowned university and working with the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce to help high schoolers. Through summer internships as varied as the students themselves, students have grown not only th...

Digital Health: Ushering in a New Era of Healthcare

Digital Health: Ushering in a New Era of Healthcare

March 25, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-6

Health and technology are at a crossroads, and their brainchild, digital health, is revolutionizing our healthcare system. Digital health encompasses symptom tracking, personalized medicine and machine learning, among other things. It aims to reduce inefficiencies in the healthcare system by increasing...

Los Altos, Past and Present

Los Altos, Past and Present

March 25, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-5

‘Trump’ed Up Claims? Crooked Lies? Media Portrayal of the 2016 Election

‘Trump’ed Up Claims? Crooked Lies? Media Portrayal of the 2016 Election

Ross Avery, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-2

This year, the Democratic party made history by being the first major party to nominate a woman, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. On the other side of the playing field, the Republicans have a novelty of their own in outspoken, polarizing billionaire and TV personality Donald Trump. The two candidate...

Machine Learning

Machine Learning

Julia Santos, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-1

Four miles north of Los Altos is the Googleplex. Seven more miles brings you to Facebook’s headquarters, and eight miles south is the Apple Campus — welcome to the Silicon Valley. Mall cop robots are commonplace, and we see self-driving cars everywhere. While the rest of the world views such cars...

Feminism: The Whole Story.

Feminism: The Whole Story.

Tino Tugwete, Features Editor

August 22, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Issue 0

Feminism is formally defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social and economic equality to men. The feminist movement has a particularly vibrant internet presence; heated debates on feminism can be found on countless forums and blogs. It seems that as a consequence...

Red, an Exercise on the Challenge of Interpretation.

Red, an Exercise on the Challenge of Interpretation.

Alexis Malgesini, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-8

These pages present a compilation of creative writing that was written about the color red. Each writer was given no context other than the topic and was asked to express their individual interpretation of it through a piece of writing. Like the color red, music, art, literature and the spoken word...

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Callan Garber, Guest Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-8

I walk into the bathroom, using my elbow to flip the switch. The room fills with light, and I glance at my reflection before reaching down and turning the faucet on. Hot water. Scalding water. You can’t wash it off with cold water. It just doesn’t work. So sticky. It was so sticky. I watch as ...

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Yalda Khodadad, Guest Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Issue-8

it is the color that seeps out of chopped flesh and sinew it is the flexing of your muscles before you count one, three, and two because the mailman never seems to see the color of the post flag in the air it’s the color of the matches before they burst into the color of a dress you dance...

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